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Opera Cake

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4 · A delicious vegan creation of the classic Opera cake. This vegan opera cake is made up of decadent layers of chocolate ganache, silky buttercream and coffee-soaked almond cake. Finished with a touch of gold leaf!

19 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 250 ml Soy milk, organic
Condiments
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla bean paste
Baking & Spices
  • 180 g All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Almond extract
  • 40 g Almond flour
  • 1/2 tbsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 240 g Castor sugar
  • 300 g Dark chocolate
  • 300 g Icing sugar
  • 1 pinch Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tsp Apple cider vinegar
  • 75 g Vegetable oil
Drinks
  • 1 tbsp Coffee, strong
  • 1 tbsp Espresso, powder
Dairy
  • 1 vegan 200g vegan block Butter
  • 250 ml Soy cream
Liquids
  • 100 ml Water
Other
  • American buttercream
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In early March, Antonio Bachour gave a course at the L’École Valrhona Brooklyn school on entremets and petits gâteaux in which he explored many combinations of different flavors with gâteaux bases and created multi-layer entremets of various textures and fillings. The title of the course speaks for itself, “Bachour style”, which we can perfectly admire in this Peckale Opera, a kind of deconstruction of the classic Opera dessert based on butter and coffee. Enjoy the complete recipe below…

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While making Opera Cake from scratch will have you spend a hefty chunk of time in the kitchen, I swear it's so decadent, it's totally worth the effort.

16 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 8 (240g | 8.45oz) egg whites, large
  • 8 Eggs, large
Condiments
  • 2 tbsp Corn syrup
Baking & Spices
  • 2/3 cup All-purpose flour, unbleached
  • 3 cups Almond flour
  • 3 1/2 cups Bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/4 tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup Milk chocolate
  • 2 1/2 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1 Swiss meringue buttercream recipe
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Peanut oil
Drinks
  • 4 tbsp Instant coffee, powder
Dairy
  • 3/4 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
Liquids
  • 13 tbsp Water
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Making entremets is addictive. They are easy, satisfying but tedious unless you spread the process across multiple days which you should. Are these technically opera cakes? By the strictest of defi…

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Hoy preparamos una Tarta Sacher con Confitura de Fresa y Mousse de Chocolate. Plancha de Bizcocho Sacher, mermelada de fresa y Mousse de Chocolate negro.

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La Ricetta della CARROT CAKE Super Moist, realizzata in un'atmosfera ASMR .Realizzata in chiave moderna, la mia versione della TORTA alle CAROTE prevede una...

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While making Opera Cake from scratch will have you spend a hefty chunk of time in the kitchen, I swear it's so decadent, it's totally worth the effort.

16 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 8 (240g | 8.45oz) egg whites, large
  • 8 Eggs, large
Condiments
  • 2 tbsp Corn syrup
Baking & Spices
  • 2/3 cup All-purpose flour, unbleached
  • 3 cups Almond flour
  • 3 1/2 cups Bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/4 tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup Milk chocolate
  • 2 1/2 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1 Swiss meringue buttercream recipe
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Peanut oil
Drinks
  • 4 tbsp Instant coffee, powder
Dairy
  • 3/4 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
Liquids
  • 13 tbsp Water
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Opera Cake is a classic French dessert combining layers of almond sponge cake soaked in coffee syrup, espresso-flavored buttercream, and decadent chocolate ganache. It’s finished with a smooth chocolate glaze. This recipe has been tested many times and is easily the best homemade opera cake recipe that I’ve ever tried.

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